Receptacles far back from the wall
Some of my receptacles are a little far back in the wall, such that the faceplate requires longer screws (half inch instead of quarter inch). The receptacles are just flush with the face plate.
Can I remove the snap off yokes on the receptacle and use them as washers to bring each out a little?
My receptacles are installed in metal boxes with 1/2 inch mud plates. Strangely the drywall appears to be half inch too.
If the receptacles set back to far?
You check with your local electrical supply house.
See if they sell the Arlington, brand box extentions.
I used, then, they have a lip that extends all the way around the
Home Depot also see box extentions, and they come in different
I had have good luck with both products.
I have also switch to using adjustable boxes, in places were the wall
thickness in an unknown/unkown.